Strategies for Relapse Prevention in Baltimore County


Addiction recovery is a process of learning new coping skills in order to better combat the challenges of life and the threat of substance abuse. A significant part of the recovery is avoiding previous patterns of addictive behaviors (commonly called "relapse"). Though figures vary, the fact is that the majority of addicted people who try [...]

Strategies for Relapse Prevention in Baltimore County2019-04-29T10:38:31-04:00

Relapse Prevention in Harford County Conquers Cravings


Relapse in relation to substance abuse is the recurring need to want to go back to the intake of the drugs a patient has been treated for while in the recovery process. It is mainly caused by a victim's exposure to factors that may trigger a relapse. For those who may need professional relapse prevention [...]

Relapse Prevention in Harford County Conquers Cravings2019-03-04T10:23:41-04:00

Relapse Avoidance with a Game Plan


If you have worked through an addiction recovery program and are now working to maintain a healthier lifestyle, then you are likely knowledgeable about the threat of things like the chance of relapse. In order to keep yourself from the lure and risk of indulging in old habits, read on about some strategies that can [...]

Relapse Avoidance with a Game Plan2017-04-10T10:28:38-04:00

Cravings Lead to Distorted Thinking


How much do you know about cravings for a substance to which you were previously addicted? Possibly: not much more than that they exist. However, there is more to these dangerous lures than you might realize, and by looking into them, you might be able to overcome them and their related, distorted thinking more easily in [...]

Cravings Lead to Distorted Thinking2017-02-10T10:05:45-04:00

Medication Management Aids in Relapse Prevention


There have been a number of steps taken and laws passed to try and alleviate the damage done by the opioid epidemic. The abuse of prescription pills has taken and upended countless lives in the United States in recent years and those in power are working gradually to see what can be done to improve [...]

Medication Management Aids in Relapse Prevention2017-02-10T10:05:50-04:00

Preventing Relapse Is Part of the Process


Many people undervalue preventing relapse as a part of the recovery experience. The reality is that relapse is a very real and not uncommon danger when it comes to working back toward sobriety after issues of substance abuse. In order to establish and maintain a healthy lifestyle after treatment for addiction, the patient needs to [...]

Preventing Relapse Is Part of the Process2017-02-10T10:05:50-04:00

Recover from an Addiction Without Judgment


Though it's not an uncommon piece of an experience in trying to recover from an addiction, the phrase "dysregulated behavior" may not ring bells for everyone. All this means is that the individual exhibits a response to certain stimulants that isn't kept in check. Unfortunately, cravings are already difficult to manage and can arise seemingly without [...]

Recover from an Addiction Without Judgment2017-02-10T10:05:50-04:00

Drug Help and Self-Support


Getting effective drug help can seem impossible. There are dozens of clinics for in-person aid and countless resources online to be sorted through and tested. A single person can't easily see all of the options and then discern which addiction recovery center will work the best for him or her. If you or someone you [...]

Drug Help and Self-Support2017-02-10T10:05:50-04:00

Relapse Warning Signs and Symptoms


Sometimes, a relapse following treatment for addiction can come, seemingly, without any warning. It can strike when you least expect it and throw a wrench into your plans for a healthy lifestyle after recovery. Even if you don't fully relapse and return to drug or alcohol use, the threat may sneak up on you enough [...]

Relapse Warning Signs and Symptoms2017-02-10T10:05:50-04:00

Preventing Relapse After Addiction Treatment


Within the addiction conversation, there is a lot of talk about when it comes to treating addiction.  Unfortunately, there isn't as much discussion surrounding preventing relapse, which poses an enormous risk to patients as they transition out of recovery programs.  Falling back into the throes of a substance use disorder can mean even more, and sometimes [...]

Preventing Relapse After Addiction Treatment2017-02-10T10:05:51-04:00
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